Climate-Sensitivity Alignment May Be Considered to Qualify for Tax Waivers-Afenyo-Markin

Majority Leader, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin has said Parliament may consider climate-sensitivity agendain the operations of companies, before granting them tax waiver. According to him, climate is more pronounced than before and it is imperative for the legislature to step up its scrutiny efforts in ensuring that businesses/companies adhere to environmental impact assessment or outline climate […]

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Kofi Don-Agor: President of CCLG-Africa appointed as coordinator of EPA-NAP Ambassadors

The Environmental Protection Agency has appointed six individuals from different constituencies, for the NAP Process, Nana Akyaemfour Asafo Boakye Agyemang Bonsu, Asafohene representing the Traditional Constituency, Mr Kofi Yeboah, General Secretary representing the Ghana Journalists Association (Media), the Reverend Cyril Fayose, General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, with Dr Abubakari Muhammad Marzuq, Special […]

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Environmental Proction Bill Gets Second Reading

Parliament of Ghana on Tuesday February 21, seeks to re-enact the Environmental Protection Agency Acts, 1994 (Act490), with elements of climate change and also introduce a Pesticide Management Fund, the Bill when passed will strengthen the Hazardous and Electronic Waste Control Management Act, 2016 (Act 917), the Environmental Protection Bill 2023 has gone through the […]

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Galamsey Our Greatest Pollutant For Safe Water In Ghana

The Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Hon. Dr. Freda Akosua Oheneafrewo Prempeh has described the galamsey activities as the greatest pollutant for safe water delivery in Ghana. “ *The greatest enemy for the safe water delivery in Ghana is the galamsey menace.* As WASH stakeholders, we need to make our voices heard on the […]

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Parliament of Ghana to invite VRA over Akosombo Dam Spillage

The Parliament of Ghana, has served a notice of its intention to invite the Management of the Volta River Authority (VRA) to brief the house on the recent spillage of the Akosombo Dam that caused flood at the lower belt of the volta river. The Majority and Minority leaders made the call during their welcome […]

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African govts must improve climate communication as ACCCE conference opens today

African governments have to do more to clearly and effectively communicate climate science to the public, to get the citizenry to take action against the risk of climate change. According to the President of the CCLG-Africa and convener of the Africa Climate Communication Conference and Exhibition (ACCCE) 2023, Kofi Don-Agor, there is little evidence of […]

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Africa Climate Summit: Global Leaders Place Africa At Heart Of Fight Against Climate Change

World leaders at the inaugural Africa Climate Summit in Nairobi have pledged their support to position the continent at the centre of the fight against climate change, African leaders were emphatic in their demand for the developed economies to deliver on their promise to provide $100 billion annually in climate finance, for an overhaul of […]

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